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Helsinki, FI

Yritys:  OP Osuuskunta
Työsuhdemuoto:  Toistaiseksi voimassa oleva

Database Specialist, Developer background (Helsinki/Oulu)

Our job in Database Engineering team, in Core Technologies tribe is to offer secure and reliable technologies that also promote the adoption of Database DevOps practices – well architected cloud infrastructure and high levels of automation being the essential elements. As Database Specialist you’ll be one of the key persons of building database reliability engineering practices in a hybrid cloud environment at an Enterprise level.
What is the team and the role like?
As Database Specialist, you will work as part of the Database Engineering team. Supporting hybrid database platforms at OP’s scale is in the core of your work. You will also make a big impact on developer experience and support our journey to cloud by building and productizing hybrid database platforms with your teammates. We trust our experts and encourage everyone to make bold proposals and decisions.


On a practical level, you’ll be contributing hands-on to OP’s database platform development and support, including automation

•    Working with DB engines and tools
•    Working with IaC and other automation topics
•    Working with different development teams and projects
•    Working together with other technology platform engineering teams
•    Production support


What we hope from you?
To be successful in this role, you need to have experience on development with database backends; preferably as a developer who has worked with database layer and schema management. Besides, you need to have good cooperation skills both with your closest team colleagues, as well as with a variety of other stakeholders, such as development and platform teams around OP Group. Fluent communication skills in English is a must, Finnish skills are seen as an advantage.
We are looking for a professional with experience and knowledge from some (and preferably several) of the areas listed below. We don’t expect you to master everything since day one - growth mindset and willingness to develop yourself as a professional are appreciated.

•    Experience on working as a developer with databases and schema management
•    Experience on database technologies, for example DB2, SQL Server, PostgreSQL
•    Experience working on Azure or AWS
•    Building and deploying on hybrid environments  
•    Experience with Infrastructure as Code (IaC)
•    Agile experience
•    DevOps
What we offer?
We offer a stable working environment where you can contribute to our core values: responsibility, people first and succeeding together. This position is located in Helsinki or Oulu. We follow a hybrid model working flexibly both on-site as well as remotely. To help counterbalance work where you are expected to take a lot of responsibility, we seek to ensure employee wellbeing and to enable forward-looking work arrangements.
You will enjoy a wide range of staff benefits, including a personnel fund and special terms for employee banking, insurance and loan services. We offer comprehensive occupational health care, extensive medical treatment expenses insurance and a full-time group accident insurance policy. We invest in wellbeing at work by encouraging a good work-life balance, providing flexibility in your daily life, and offering lunch, sport and cultural benefits and opportunities for affordable holidays in OP timeshares. 
At OP we encourage and help you to further develop yourself as a technical professional. 10 % of your work time is reserved to learn and try new things. You have OP Software Academy  at your disposal in case you are interested in learning new technologies or methodologies, or why not in honing your skills in your current stack. 
Does this sound like your future role?  
Great – that’s what we were hoping for! Apply for the position by 11.6.2023 and attach your CV and cover letter, as well as your salary expectations. If you want to hear more about the role, Expert Product Owner Jukka Köykkä (tel +358 503649065, e-mail jukka.koykka(at)op.fi) or Competence Lead Iiris Puhakka (e-mail iiris.puhakka(at)op.fi) are happy to answer your questions.
In the financial sector, our business is founded on trust and accountability, which is why the successful candidate will be checked for credit history and corporate connections, must take a drug test and a security clearance vetting made by the Finnish Security and Intelligence Service. 
Equality and diversity are highly valued at OP Financial Group. We welcome job applications from people of all kinds, regardless of their gender identity or age, or the culture or minority group with which they identify.  
OP Financial Group is the leading financial services group in Finland. Owned by our customers, we are one of the most alluring employers in the financial sector. OP Financial Group employs over 13,000 professionals and provides banking, asset management, wealth management, insurance and brokerage services for our four million customers. For more information about OP as an employer and for all vacancies, go to www.op-careers.fi

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